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Malcolm Turnbull has unveiled the terms of reference for a royal commission into the Northern Territory's youth detention system, headed by Brian Martin.

The prime minister says Islamic State must be defeated in Iraq and Syria to reduce its propaganda power to recruit terrorists.

A person has died and two people have been taken to hospital after a car accident south of Canberra.

Fire fighters have contained a fire at a maintenance shed at the National Zoo in Canberra that broke out near the lion and tiger enclosure.